In which, Andrew and Tracy review last year’s resolutions (many of which we failed to complete–but we usually had good reasons!). We also map out our personal resolutions for the new year, some cool new stuff for the blog and podcast, and then discuss 2015 in geek culture and at large. Bring it on, 2016, we’re ready for you!
So it is now September, the limbo month, where movie goers don’t get any blockbusters worth the name and no real Oscar contenders are out yet. Let’s take a look back at the summer and see what we learned from the biggest movies of the summer:
#1) Your creation will kill you. In most movies where this is a plot device, a human playing god in some way will get bitten in the ass, and this summer had plenty of ass biting. There were three killer Artificial Intelligence movies: Ex Machina, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Terminator Genisys (although, to be technical about it Ex Machina wasn’t a summer movie), plus Jurassic World’s supercharged killer–dinosaurs–just to hammer home the point. Continue reading